Wednesday, August 20, 2014

 This screenshot shows what parents will see when they log into Penn-Harris-Madison's new bus tracking system.

Parents of Penn-Harris-Madison students can create an account and see the bus driving toward their house in real time.

Posted at 6:00 p.m.
 Kayla Casaletto finishes the girls race in the NorthWood Invitational at Stauffer Park in Nappanee on Aug. 25, 2012. Casaletto, an Elkhart Christian 10th grader, was the winner in the race.

Penn’s Maddie Woods leads a team that could be among the state’s best girls cross country teams, but don’t count out Elkhart Memorial’s Brooke Moore or Elkhart Christian’s Kayla Casaletto.

Posted at 3:37 p.m.
 Penn High's Olivia Mercurio, left,  gets past Concord High's Lauren Boone, center, and Kiley Harmon, right, for a goal Monday night during the first half of the game at Concord High School in Elkhart.

Penn rolls to 7-2 victory over Minutemen. 

Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 9:52 a.m.
 Northridge High School junior Elliot Laughlin (15) celebrates with teammate Hunter Hardin  after scoring a goal on Penn High keeper William Dorsch (1) during a varsity soccer game at Northridge in Middlebury on Aug. 20, 2013. Both players return for the Raiders.
Posted on Aug. 15, 2014 at 9:51 p.m.

Raiders, Goshen, Elkhart Central, Concord coming off stellar seasons, plus a capsule look at all area teams, including a coaching change at Penn.

 Elkhart Memorial goes through a line drill during a recent practice. The Chargers and other Elkhart County teams will be a part of controlled scrimmages Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 14, 2014 at 6:28 p.m.

Controlled scrimmage schedule set for Elkhart County area Friday, Aug. 15, but why was Penn left in the cold?

 Then-assistant Ric Wiskotoni (left) watches a 2010 Elkhart Central tennis match with then-head coach Dave Whittaker. After heading up the boys and girls programs for a combined 48 seasons, Whittaker has retired and Wiskotoni has been tabbed to take over both positions.
Posted on Aug. 14, 2014 at 6:12 p.m.

Ex-coach says he’s ’feeling great.’ Plus, a capsule look at all area boys tennis teams as the 2014 season nears.

 Madison Miller shows the turtle she found during the lake outing of seniors and juniors from the Concord High School girls soccer team. Head coach Todd Hesselbart started the tradition of a preseason lake trip for bonding and discussing team and individual goals.
Posted on Aug. 13, 2014 at 11:12 a.m.

Minutemen coach Todd Hesselbart is a strong believer in fostering off-field relationships on the way to building a strong team on the field.

 Preseason rankings released by
Posted on Aug. 12, 2014 at 8:31 a.m.

Elkhart Central and Fairfield also got some attention in the poll.

 Jill Brown (10) of Elkhart Memorial High School attempts to block a spiked ball during a game at Concord High School on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Elkhart Memorial won the set, 3-0.
Posted on Aug. 12, 2014 at 8:17 a.m.

New head coaches will be on the sidelines at Concord, Fairfield and Jimtown

 The rundown on Thursday's girls golf matches.
Posted on Aug. 8, 2014 at 4:10 p.m.

Elkhart Central and Northridge played to a draw.

 Concord coach Steve Austin talks on the sideline. Northridge boys' basketball defeated Concord 62-59 and won the NLC on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Middlebury.
Posted on Aug. 7, 2014 at 8:15 p.m.

The Indiana High School Athletic Association will vote Oct. 2 on a proposal to reclassify Class 4A to the 64 largest schools by enrollment.

 Wednesday's girls golf results.
Posted on Aug. 7, 2014 at 4:16 p.m.

Penn’s Cassidy Jurkaites fires an 85 as medalist at Plymouth Country Club.

 Linnzie Richner of NorthWood High School putts during a golf match at Christiana Creek Country Club in Elkhart on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. NorthWood, Goshen and Elkhart Memorial High participated in the meet.
Posted on Aug. 6, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

The Panthers are ranked 23rd in the preseason poll, but other Elkhart County teams are preparing to unseat NorthWood.